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Key Documents and Authorisation Process

Key Documents

Authorisation

Stage 1 Authorisation

All vacancies within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (including vacancies within the Health and Social Care Partnerships).

 The Vacancy Request Form must be authorised and signed by:

  • Hiring Manager
  • Head of Finance
  • Service Director or Chief Officer

Stage 2 Authorisation

Some posts will require additional authorisation from senior officers within the Board.  Please use the drop-down sections below to ascertain whether the vacancy requires additional (stage 2) authorisation. 

Administrative services

New posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: recruitment.vacancies@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Replacement posts: Band 8A and above

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Replacement posts: Band 2 – Band 7

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Allied Health Professions

New posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: recruitment.vacancies@ggc.scot.nhs.uk  for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Replacement posts: Band 8A and above

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Replacement posts: Band 2 – Band 7

No additional approval is required.

Executive Level

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Health Science Services

New posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: recruitment.vacancies@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Replacement posts: Band 8A and above

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Replacement posts: Band 2 – Band 7

No additional approval is required.

Medical and Dental

Consultant (replacement) positions

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Chief of Medicine within the relevant area.

Senior Medical positions and new consultant posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, any new proposed: consultant-level posts, Lead Clinician, Clinical Director, or Chiefs of Medicine posts will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Medical Director (Dr Jennifer Armstrong).  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: Jennifer.Armstrong2@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Medical Director’s consideration.

Other medical and dental positions

No additional approval is required.

Medical and Dental Support

New posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: recruitment.vacancies@ggc.scot.nhs.uk  for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Replacement posts: Band 8A and above

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Replacement posts: Band 2 – Band 7

No additional approval is required.

Nursing and Midwifery

New posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: recruitment.vacancies@ggc.scot.nhs.uk  for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Replacement posts: Band 8A and above

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from:

  • The Chief Nurse (or equivalent) within the relevant area; and
  • The NHSGGC Nursing Director (Dr Margaret McGuire). The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: Margaret.Mcguire@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Nursing Director’s consideration; and
  • The NHSGGC Chief Executive. The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority I addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Replacement posts: Band 6 and Band 7

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Chief Nurse (or equivalent) within the relevant area.

Replacement posts: Band 2 – Band 5

No additional approval is required.

Personal and Social Care

New posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: recruitment.vacancies@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Replacement posts: Band 8A and above

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Replacement posts: Band 2 – Band 7

No additional approval is required.

Senior Managers

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Support Services

New posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: recruitment.vacancies@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Replacement posts: Band 8A and above

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Replacement posts: Band 2 – Band 7

No additional approval is required.

Therapeutic Services

New posts

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the Financial Improvement Programme (FIP) Group. This group meets every Wednesday and further clarification may be sought on vacancy requests.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: recruitment.vacancies@ggc.scot.nhs.uk  for the FIP Group’s consideration.

Replacement posts: Band 8A and above

In addition to the stage 1 approval process, these vacancies will require authorisation from the NHSGGC Chief Executive.  The Vacancy Request Form (and accompanying documents) must be emailed to: vacancy.authorisation@ggc.scot.nhs.uk for the Chief Executive’s consideration.

If the post is jointly funded by the local authority, the post will also require authorisation from the Chief Executive of the local authority in addition to the Board’s Chief Executive.

Replacement posts: Band 2 – Band 7

No additional approval is required.